Really guys? I'd give that draft a B+. We got Crabtree... who some don't like, but he had a solid year as the only real WR on the field most of the time. His injuries have slowed his progression. But he is a solid player. I expect we will see a pro-bowl type of season out of him this year.
We basically traded the 2nd round pick for Iupati in 2010. That is an excellent move right there.
Coffee was a good pick at the time. He was a solid RB prospect. Who would have thought he'd be a quitter. There were other positions of greater need that we should have addressed at that spot though (hence the B+ grade).
We got RJF in the 7th round. This guy is our top backup on one of the best D-lines in the league. He'll be a starter in a year or two most likely.
Mostly late round picks that don't usually net long-term contributors.
The draft In all was not as bad as people think, Is Crabs ever going to be worthy of a top 10 pick maybe not, I think this year will be the final tell, but comparing last years stats of all guys drafted in the 2009 draft out of those players Crabs is 4th for receptions and 5th for receiving yards. He has been a part of an under achieving passing game all his career and I think that will change this year. RJF is a solid pick up considering what round we got him in, if a draft every year got you a 1 starter and at least 1 solid rotational/backup player most teams would be doing pretty good. Also TE Bear Pascoe is a good player he just didn't make our team but now he is a starter for the Giants. I give the grade of C+ along with the fact that we got a 1st rounder the next year. I would say the 02' 03' and 04' drafts where all worse than 2009 in recent memory.
[ Edited by 49Gorillas on May 8, 2012 at 7:41 AM ]
In terms of how the players still on the team tweet... its an A+... football wise... only 2 guys still on the team makes it a D... Still a little hope for Crabs to be a #1 and RJF is good depth for DL.
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